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Abstract:
Overview of the event, press coverage, publications of the speech, the Emancipation Proclamation "myth" and its historical influence, the role of whites, and the rhetoric of progress.
Notes:
Mirrored from academia.edu.

See an earlier version of this paper, a presentation at Louhelen.


Abdu'l-Baha's 1912 Howard University Speech:
A Civil War Myth for Interracial Emancipation

by Christopher Buck

published in Abdu'l-Bahá's Journey West: The Course of Human Solidarity, ed. Negar Mottahedeh, pages 111-144
New York: Palgrave, 2013
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